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ERIC Number: ED508622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 60
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Life Journey through Autism: An Educator's Guide
Organization for Autism Research (NJ1)
The goals of this guide are to: (1) Educate teachers and help them prepare for having a student with autism in their classroom; (2) Emphasize the critical importance of communication and collaboration with the parents of their student with autism; (3) Support the creation of an inclusive environment for all the learners in their classroom; and (4) Help them collaborate with the team supporting the child with autism. The heart of this document is a six-step plan teachers and their team can use to prepare for the inclusion of a child with autism in their classroom. Each of these steps is supported and amplified by the resources provided in the Resource Listing. Appendices include: (1) Important Questions to Ask Families; (2) Daily/Weekly Journal; (3) Classroom Map; (4) Developing Objective and Measurable IEP Goals for Learners With Autism; and (5) IEP Calendar. (Contains 22 resources.)
Organization for Autism Research. 2000 North 14th Street Suite 710, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 866-366-9710; Tel: 703-243-9710; Fax: 703-243-9751; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organization for Autism Research